Category: Eviction Defense

Plan Ahead to Protect Your Tenant Rights

Posted by Marc D. Whitham - June 12, 2011 - Eviction Defense, Tenants Rights Information

Judges want to see written evidence.  If you have complained dozens of times to the landlord about the cockroaches and broken windows, it is difficult for judges to believe that you never made any objection in writing. Courts and Commissioners are skeptical when you claim that you paid all of the rent that you say you […]

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Defenses to unlawful detainer actions

Posted by Marc D. Whitham - June 9, 2011 - Eviction Defense, Tenants Rights Information

Do I have a defense to the unlawful detainer filed against me? I have compiled here a small summary of some of the most common defenses to an unlawful detainer action, more commonly known as an eviction, for tenants residing in California. Nothing in this post is meant to be legal advice for any specific case. […]

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San Diego Renters’ Rights 101

Posted by Marc D. Whitham - June 7, 2011 - Eviction Defense, Rights to Decent Housing, Security Deposit, Tenants Rights Information

For this reason, I encourage every tenant that is struggling through a dispute with his or her landlord to seek out and speak with an attorney that specializes in landlord tenant law, and can give you the specific attention your case deserves. Fill out this form below to tell us how we can help Q: […]

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What Should be in the Answer to Unlawful Detainer Complaint?

Posted by Marc D. Whitham - May 22, 2011 - Eviction Defense

If you have been served with an unlawful detainer complaint because your landlord is attempting to evict you, it’s important to get effective legal assistance right away.  This page is not intended to be a substitute to speaking with an attorney.  It is solely for the purpose of explaining some of the basic elements that […]

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